'All Lives won't matter until Black Lives Matter too' This is the now the sixth in a s series of blog posts written by undergraduate students at the University of Northampton. These are personal reflection on the killing of George Floyd in the USA and the wave of protests that have followed from that across... Continue Reading →
‘We cannot become a country of justice until we as white people speak up against the injustice’. Black Lives Matter
Today it is the turn of Sabrina, another of our wonderful bunch of History undergraduates at Northampton, to share her experiences of the Black Lives Matter movement and why she was inspired to get involved. Growing up I was surrounded by racist comments, which living in such a culturally diverse place that was Bradford confused... Continue Reading →
“This is a traumatic time for black people, how many people are aware of this?” Another powerful post from a History student at Northampton.
This killing of George Floyd has inspired several of our History students to write blog posts, this one is from Monique, one of our current second years. My heart aches for my people, we have been through a lot. There is so much trauma, so many things we need to unlearn that the oppressor has... Continue Reading →
‘I still do not understand why so many people are so intolerant and angry about the destruction of shops but not by the murder of people’. Black Lives Matter – a series of posts from History at Northampton
This week we sharing a series of personal blog posts from staff and students reacting to the killing of George Floyd and the protests here and around the world. Today's is from Charlotte, who has just completed her second year of study for a degree in History at the University of Northampton. Here are some of... Continue Reading →
Black Lives Matter: A statement from the Historians at the University of Northampton.
In common with students and staff at Northampton and elsewhere, and in solidarity with the family of George Floyd and all victims of racism we add our voice to those protesting worldwide. History does not belong to any group or person and does not exclude any group or person. The history we teach, the history... Continue Reading →
Black Lives Matter – the second in a series of posts from History at Northampton
This week we are posting personal blogs from students and staff in History at the University of Northampton. Today's post is by Joseph, a first year History Undergraduate. When you look back in history and you see black people as slaves, then you see them segregated and treated as second class citizens and you think... Continue Reading →
Black Lives Matter – a series of posts from History at Northampton
Today we start a series of personal blog posts from staff and students reacting to the killing of George Floyd and the protests here and around the world. The first of these is from Ursula, who has just completed her second year of study for a degree in History at the University of Northampton. NB: Ursula's... Continue Reading →